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LINGUIST List 22.3989

Wed Oct 12 2011

Media: Discourse Analysis of Scripture

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>


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Message 1: Discourse Analysis of Scripture
Date: 12-Oct-2011
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Discourse Analysis of Scripture
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Researchers are using computer programs to analyze the Torah and other scripture to possibly reveal something profound about authorship.

"...researchers randomly mixed passages from the two Hebrew books of Jeremiah and Ezekiel, and asked the computer to separate them. . . the computer program was able to separate the passages with 99 percent accuracy. "

Read more: http://www.sciencecodex.com/read/ghostwriting_the_torah-79547


Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics

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